Miss Saigon

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Show Synopsis


This epic adaptation of Puccini’s 1904 opera Madame Butterfly explores love and loss in the Vietnam conflict. Miss Saigon is one of the most stunning theatrical spectacles of all time. Nominated for an incredible number of Olivier, TONY, and Drama Desk Awards, Miss Saigon is the second, massively successful offering from the creators of Les Misérables: Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil.

In the turmoil of the Vietnam War, Chris, an American soldier, and Kim, a Vietnamese girl, fall in love and marry but are distressingly separated when Saigon falls. As years pass, Chris, unable to contact Kim, remarries and attempts to move on with his life. Kim, however, gives birth to Chris’s son and waits faithfully for Chris’s return. When circumstances bring Chris back to Vietnam he learns the truth, but before he is able to speak with Kim, she takes her own life ensuring their son will be taken back to America with his father. Miss Saigon is an epic, daring musical that is universal in its emotional power.

Performance Times & Locations


This show performed from March 18th to April 3rd, 2016 at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, CA

Credits


Music by  Claude-Michel Schönberg
Lyrics by  Richard Maltby, Jr.and Alain Boublil
Original French Lyrics by  Alain Boublil
Additional Material by  Richard Maltby, Jr.

Cast & Artistic Team


Directed by Jasen Jeffrey
Associate Direction by Estelle Mocny
Music Direction by Sean Kana
Choreography by Nicole Helfer
Production Management by Alicia Jeffrey

 The Cast:

The Engineer – Antonio Rodriguez III

Kim – Danielle Mendoza

Chris – Terence Sullivan

Ellen – Catherine Brady

Thuy – Brian Palac

John – Aaron Grayson

Gigi – Vida Mae Fernandez

Female Ensemble – Pauli Amornkul, Alysia Beltran, Leslie ChocanoCamille EdralinKathryn Han, Cheyenne Wells

Male Ensemble – Chris Aceves, Clint Calimlim, Doy Charnsupharindr, Jesse Cortez, Alexander Gomez, Efrain Lazcano-IbarraRJ San Jose, Brendon North, Neal PascuaJay Thulien

 

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